Samsung to debut Galaxy Note 2 at IFA in August, with Jelly Bean and 13MP camera on board

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After being shrouded in mystery for so long, it seems we are nearing the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Korean news agency MK has reported that Samsung is going to debut the Galaxy Note 2 at the upcoming IFA 2012 in Berlin, a consumer electronics show that will be held late next month.

A source close to the development team has confirmed that the sequel to the multi-million selling Galaxy Note will indeed come with a 5.5-inch display, as reported a while back. And we hope you’re sitting down, because there are more juicy details on the Galaxy Note 2 below.

The Galaxy Note 2 is likely to come with the same quad-core processor found on the Galaxy S3, the Exynos 4 Quad. Although the display size has been bumped up, the phablet will maintain a similar figure to the original. If the buttery-smooth Jelly Bean has won you over, you’ll be pleased to know that the Galaxy Note 2 will ship with the latest Android 4.1 OS. And as for the unbreakable plane display that the Galaxy Note 2 has been rumored to feature, it seems the technology will be saved for Samsung’s next flagship product. It wouldn’t be too surprising to see it end up on the successor to the Galaxy S3.

One aspect of the device that is still being discussed is the camera sensor.  The insider said that, “There are also talks of improving the camera resolution to 12.0 or 13.0 megapixels, up from current 8.0 megapixels, but this may be changed depending on other factors.”

With a late August introduction, the Galaxy Note 2 is still on track for an October release. A lot can happen between now and October, so if you would like to see a kickstand on the Note 2 or any other thing on your wish list, better hit the comments once more and let your thoughts be known to Sammy.

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